Gessford Court

Saturday, March 20, 2010

BOUNDARIES: This small Capitol Hill neighborhood is bounded by Independence Avenue to the north, 12th Street SE to the east, C Street SE to the south, and 11th Street SE to the west.

SCHOOLS: Capitol Hill Cluster School, Watkins Elementary School, Peabody Early Childhood Center, Stuart-Hobson Middle School. Eastern Senior High School, Dunbar Senior High School.

HOME SALES: A little over a dozen properties have a Gessford Court address. There has been one property listing since January 2009. It was priced at $525,000 for 41 days and did not sell, according to Tom Faison of Re/Max Allegiance. Sales in the past six years include two in 2004, when one home sold for $340,000 and another sold for $350,000, and a sale for $429,000 in 2005.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: Eastern Market, Potomac Avenue, Stadium-Armory and Capitol South Metro stations, Lincoln Park, Eastern Market, Barracks Row shops, the Capitol, Library of Congress, H Street Corridor/Atlas Theater District, Folger Theater, Navy Yard, the Marine Barracks, RFK Stadium, Congressional Cemetery, libraries, churches.

WITHIN 15 MINUTES BY CAR: Nationals Stadium, Verizon Center, Chinatown, the Pentagon, Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian museums, Reagan National Airport.

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